Monthly Archives: July 2011

Motherhood for Squirrels is a Demanding Job

By Donna DuBreuil, President, Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre, www.wildlifeinfo.ca View PDF The female squirrels that were seen resting on the fence rail at the Wildlife Centre during June were looking pretty tuckered out. It was no wonder, after caring for up … Continue reading

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The Rabbit and the Whipper Snipper

By Donna DuBreuil, President, Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre – www.wildlifeinfo.ca We remember well the animals we cared for when doing wildlife rehabilitation, particularly the ones that had a run in with one of our human contraptions and lived to tell the … Continue reading

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Our Own Little Bear

By Kate MacNeil, Education Coordinator, Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre – www.wildlifeinfo.ca View PDF The call came one Friday afternoon from a young lady who said she found a bear cub. An adult had been recently killed on the road near by. … Continue reading

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Special Lunch Guests

By Kate MacNeil Education Coordinator, Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre – www.wildlifeinfo.ca View PDF The spring of 2000 was a record year for the number of fawns we received at the Centre. Due to the special requirements of fawns and the limited … Continue reading

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